Dorothy-Ann “Dottie” Vakidis is a DEN STAR whohas been teaching for 15 years across a variety of subjects, including French, ELA, Makerspace Labs, STEM, and Science. Dottie received her Master’s in Teaching from Austin College in Sherman in 2009. After teaching high school French, she traveled abroad to Taipei where she taught middle school ELA at an international school. She has been teaching in Plano for the last 10 years focusing on STEM Integration and Makerspace Projects in her school’s “Project Integration Lab.” This year she will be teaching 6th grade Earth Science, 8th grade Technology, and will facilitate the K-5 STEM lab.
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